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(HMG Celebrity News) – In what may be a move to keep her options open for a run at president, Sunday’s season finale of Sarah Palin’s Alaska is said to be the show’s last episode, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Despite some bad press, the former Alaska governor’s TLC reality series, which premiered Nov. 14, was popular enough averaging 3.2 million viewers per and its first episode delivering the network’s best-ever launch ratings, that it would ordinarily be a no-brainer to be renewed. EW speculates that doing a second season would send a message that Palin was not serious about runningMore >
A couple weeks ago, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called out The Dilemma.
He criticized the upcoming Vince Vaughn movie for introducing its trailer with a reference about how electric cars are “gay.” Since then, the studio has removed the line from the preview and Vaughn has expressed his opinion on the topic. Read it NOW.
As for the quote itself, director Ron Howard told The Los Angeles Times over the weekend that it will remain in the film.
“I believe in sensitivity but not censorship,” he said. “I feel that our film is taking additional heat as an emblem for many movies and TV shows thatMore >
While the gay rights group GLAAD was able to have the gay joke removed from The Dilemma trailer, Ron Howard decided to keep the joke in the movie and now we’ve learned why.
According to Howard in an interview with the Los Angeles Times:
“[Vaughn's character] has a mouth that sometimes gets him into trouble and he definitely flirts with the line of what’s okay to say. He tries to do what’s right but sometimes falls short.” Howard goes on to add, “Who can’t relate to that?”
The original trailer, which was edited to remove the joke led to Anderson Cooper on Ellen to say he was “shocked” at More >
The Dilemma is an upcoming movie that stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. In a trailer for the comedy, Vaughn’s character uses the word “gay” in a derogatory fashion.
Upon seeing this promo, Anderson Cooper shared his concern over such a quote, going off to Ellen DeGeneres over how language plays a critical role in the mindsets of impression children.
“I was shocked that not only that they put it in the movie, but that they thought that it was okay to put that in a preview for the movie to get people to go and see it,” he told Ellen.
“We’ve got to do something to make thoseMore >
What do you get the woman that has already received the greatest gift she could ever ask for, endless media attention from a contrived marriage?
Such is the dilemma the THG staff faces today, as Khloe Kardashian turns 26 years old and the only present we can think of for her is a bikini wax appointment with an actual professional.
Perhaps we could also order a hit on Vanessa Bryant.
As we continue to rack our brains, we’ll post a photo montage in honor of this talentless reality star and leave the floor open to readers: send in your birthday wishes to Khloe now!
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